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flagellate

1. resembling a flagellum; whiplike
2. a flagellate organism, esp any protozoan of the phylum Zoomastigina

flagellate

[′flaj·ə‚lāt]
(biology)
Having flagella.
An organism that propels itself by means of flagella.
Resembling a flagellum.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any member of the protozoan superclass Mastigophora.
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CRYSTAL should flagellate herself for the sneaky way in which she had a provision of her contract changed before assuming the post of governor, so that her lawyer daughter could carry on representing the former head honcho of Laiki bank Andreas Vgenopoulos in the legal case brought against him by the administrator of Laiki.
Other planktonic organisms, especially rotifers and cladocerans, also influence the bacterial densities through direct consumption or indirectly feeding ciliates and flagellates (e.
These metabolites are toxic to parasites when they accumulate in the media and are responsible for the lyses of flagellates and formation of round forms (Li and Woo1991) in the old cultures.
While many protozoa are free-living, the flagellate protozoan symbionts of lower termites are only found in the digestive tract of their host.
Among the aquatic communities in floodplains, flagellate protozoa play important role in the energy flow and nutrient cycling (AZAM et al.
Samples positive for flagellates were stained with Giemsa and intraperitonally inoculated in mouses of 20 days old.
belonged to diatom, flagellate and dinoflagellate, were cultured at the NIWA aquaculture laboratory at Mahanga Bay.
In a final flight of fancy, at the end of the book Holden fantasises on various eccentrics meeting each other across the generations and plumps for his favourite: a mythical meeting between Percy Grainger, the self-confessed flagellate and Lola Montez of whip wielding fame
The purpose of this study was to determine what types of damage result from gamma-irradiation in the parasitic flagellate, Giardia lamblia.
Heterotrophic flagellate, ciliate, and rotifer abundances increase across gradients of primary production, and simple regression models predict these changes (Pace 1986, Sanders et al.